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Ansible Role: IntelliJ

Build Status Ansible Galaxy License

Role to download, install and configure the IntelliJ IDEA IDE https://www.jetbrains.com/idea.

While this role can install IntelliJ plugins, if you want to conditionally install particular plugins take a look at our companion role: gantsign.intellij-plugins.

Requirements

  • Ansible >= 2.6

  • Linux Distribution

    • Debian Family

      • Ubuntu

        • Trusty (14.04)
        • Xenial (16.04)
        • Bionic (18.04)
    • RedHat Family

      • CentOS

        • 7
    • Note: other versions are likely to work but have not been tested.

  • Java JDK

  • Apache Maven

Role Variables

The following variables will change the behavior of this role (default values are shown below):

# IntelliJ IDEA version number
intellij_version: '2019.2'

# Mirror where to dowload IntelliJ IDEA redistributable package from
# Using HTTP because of https://github.com/ansible/ansible/issues/11579
intellij_mirror: 'http://download.jetbrains.com/idea'

# Edition to install (community or ultimate)
intellij_edition: community

# Base installation directory for any IntelliJ IDEA distribution
intellij_install_dir: /opt/idea/idea-{{ intellij_edition }}-{{ intellij_version }}

# Location of the default Apache Maven installation for IntelliJ IDEA projects
# Defaults to value of ansible_local.maven.general.home (see gantsign.maven role)
intellij_default_maven_home: '{{ ((((ansible_local | default(dict())).maven | default(dict())).general | default(dict())).home | default(None)) }}'

# URL for IntelliJ IDEA plugin manager web service
intellij_plugin_manager_url: 'https://plugins.jetbrains.com/pluginManager/'

# List of users to configure IntelliJ IDEA for
users: []

# Directory to store files downloaded for IntelliJ IDEA installation
intellij_download_dir: "{{ x_ansible_download_dir | default(ansible_env.HOME + '~/.ansible/tmp/downloads') }}"

# Timeout for IntelliJ IDEA download response in seconds
intellij_idea_download_timeout_seconds: 600

Users are configured as follows:

users:
  - username: # Unix user name
    intellij_jdks:
      - name: # The name use want to use for this JDK
        home: # The path to the JDK home.
    # The name of the JDK you want to be the default for new projects.
    # Required if you specify `intellij_jdks`.
    # Must match the name given to one of the `intellij_jdks`.
    intellij_default_jdk:
    intellij_disabled_plugins: # see ~/.*Idea*/config/disabled_plugins.txt
      - # Plugin ID
    intellij_codestyles:
      - name: # Name (must match the value in the XML file /code_scheme/@name)
        url: # URL to download the codestyles XML from
    intellij_default_codestyle: # Name (must match the value in the XML file /code_scheme/@name)
    intellij_inspection_profiles:
      - name: # Name (must match the value in the XML file /profile/option[@name='myName']/@value)
        url: # URL to download the inspection profile XML from
    intellij_default_inspection_profile: # Name (must match the value in the XML file /profile/option[@name='myName']/@value)
    intellij_plugins:
      - # Plugin ID of plugin to install
    # Ultimate Edition only: location of the IntelliJ license key on the Ansible master.
    # Your license key can be found at ~/.IntelliJIdea2017.1/config/idea.key
    intellij_license_key_path: # e.g. '/vagrant/idea.key'

Warning: the feature for installing additional plugins relies on internal IntelliJ IDEA APIs and should be considered experimental at this time.

Supported IntelliJ IDEA Versions

The following versions of IntelliJ IDEA are supported without any additional configuration (for other versions follow the Advanced Configuration instructions):

  • 2019.2
  • 2019.1.3
  • 2019.1.2
  • 2019.1.1
  • 2019.1
  • 2018.3.6
  • 2018.3.5
  • 2018.3.4
  • 2018.3.3
  • 2018.3.2
  • 2018.3.1
  • 2018.3
  • 2018.2.5
  • 2018.2.4
  • 2018.2.3
  • 2018.2.2
  • 2018.2.1
  • 2018.2
  • 2018.1.6
  • 2018.1.5
  • 2018.1.4
  • 2018.1.3
  • 2018.1.2
  • 2018.1.1
  • 2018.1
  • 2017.3.5
  • 2017.3.4
  • 2017.3.3
  • 2017.3.2
  • 2017.3.1
  • 2017.3
  • 2017.2.6
  • 2017.2.5
  • 2017.2.4
  • 2017.2.3
  • 2017.2.2
  • 2017.2.1
  • 2017.2
  • 2017.1.5
  • 2017.1.4
  • 2017.1.3
  • 2017.1.2
  • 2017.1.1
  • 2017.1
  • 2016.3.5
  • 2016.3.4
  • 2016.3.3
  • 2016.3.2
  • 2016.3.1
  • 2016.3
  • 2016.2.5
  • 2016.2.4
  • 2016.2.3
  • 2016.2.2
  • 2016.2.1
  • 2016.2
  • 2016.1.3
  • 2016.1.1

Advanced Configuration

The following role variable is dependent on the IntelliJ IDEA version; to use a IntelliJ IDEA version not pre-configured by this role you must configure the variable below:

# SHA256 sum for the redistributable package
# i.e. ideaIC-{{ intellij_version }}.tar.gz for the Community Edition
# or ideaIU-{{ intellij_version }}.tar.gz for the Ultimate Edition
intellij_redis_sha256sum: d1cd3f9fd650c00ba85181da6d66b4b80b8e48ce5f4f15b5f4dc67453e96a179

IntelliJ Plugin IDs

You can get a list of Plugin IDs, for IntelliJ Plugins that are available to install, by using the following procedure:

  1. Download the available plugins XML

    Open IntelliJ and click on:

    File > Settings > Plugins > Browse repositories...
    

    This will automatically save the available plugins XML file under:

    ~/<intellij user dir>/config/plugins/availables.xml.

  2. Install XmlStarlet

    Install XmlStarlet using the standard package manager for your distribution

    e.g. run the following for Ubuntu:

    sudo apt install xmlstarlet
  3. Extract Plugin Names and Plugin IDs

    Run the following in your terminal:

    xmlstarlet sel -T -t -m '//idea-plugin' \
        -v 'str:align(name, str:padding(50, " "), "left")' -v '" "'  -v 'id' -n \
        $(find ~ | grep --color=never '/plugins/availables.xml$' | sort | tail -n 1)

    This will produce a two column plain text layout with Plugin Name on the left and Plugin ID on the right; the output is suitable for use with grep.

Example Playbooks

Minimal playbook:

- hosts: servers
  roles:
    - role: gantsign.intellij

Playbook with user specific configuration (Default JDK, Maven, disabled plugins and code style):

- hosts: servers
  roles:
    - role: gantsign.intellij
      intellij_default_maven_home: '/opt/maven/apache-maven-3.3.9'
      users:
        - username: vagrant
          intellij_jdks:
            - name: '1.8'
              home: '/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-openjdk-amd64'
            - name: '1.7'
              home: '/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64'
            - name: '1.6'
              home: '/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-amd64'
          intellij_default_jdk: '1.8'
          intellij_disabled_plugins:
            - org.jetbrains.plugins.gradle
            - CVS
            - com.intellij.uiDesigner
            - org.jetbrains.android
            - TestNG-J
            - hg4idea
            - Subversion
            - AntSupport
            - DevKit
          intellij_codestyles:
            - name: GoogleStyle
              url: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/google/styleguide/gh-pages/intellij-java-google-style.xml'
          intellij_default_codestyle: GoogleStyle
          intellij_inspection_profiles:
            - name: GantSign
              url: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gantsign/inspection-profile-intellij/master/GantSign.xml'
          intellij_default_inspection_profile: GantSign
          intellij_plugins:
            - CheckStyle-IDEA

Role Facts

This role exports the following Ansible facts for use by other roles:

  • ansible_local.intellij.general.home

    • e.g. /opt/idea/idea-community-2016.2.2
  • ansible_local.intellij.general.desktop_filename

    • e.g. jetbrains-idea-ce.desktop
  • ansible_local.intellij.general.desktop_file

    • e.g. /usr/share/applications/jetbrains-idea-ce.desktop
  • ansible_local.intellij.general.user_dirname

    • e.g. .IdeaIC2016.2

More Roles From GantSign

You can find more roles from GantSign on Ansible Galaxy.

Development & Testing

This project uses Molecule to aid in the development and testing; the role is unit tested using Testinfra and pytest.

To develop or test you'll need to have installed the following:

Because the above can be tricky to install, this project includes Molecule Wrapper. Molecule Wrapper is a shell script that installs Molecule and it's dependencies (apart from Linux) and then executes Molecule with the command you pass it.

To test this role using Molecule Wrapper run the following command from the project root:

./moleculew test

Note: some of the dependencies need sudo permission to install.

License

MIT

Author Information

John Freeman

GantSign Ltd. Company No. 06109112 (registered in England)

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